- approach light
: one of a group of usually green lights placed outside a landing area and arranged to indicate to the pilot of an approaching airplane the direction and termination of a runway or landing strip
* * *Aeron.one of a series of lights installed along the projected centerline of an airport runway to assist a pilot in aligning the aircraft during the approach to landing at night.[1925-30]
* * *approach light,a light or one of a series of lights placed in front of a runway to indicate a favorable approach for aircraft.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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